Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Brunswick was where Admiral Peary made his home. The museum is a treasure trove of artifacts & discoveries.
The Peary–MacMillan Arctic Museum is a museum located in Hubbard Hall at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Named after Arctic explorers and Bowdoin College graduates Robert E. Peary (Class of 1877) and Donald B. MacMillan (Class of 1898), it is one of two museums in the United States dedicated…
The small but formidable Arctic Museum is one of the best kept secrets around. A perfect rainy day activity is wandering through the museum, followed by a movie or gelato. Annie's favorite local museum since she was a kid :)
“Coffee shop in downtown Brunswick! Wifi. Lots of baked goods, sandwiches. ”
“The museum is the adult home of Joshua L. Chamberlain and his family. Chamberlain was the hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg during the Civil War, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin College. Guided tours explore Chamberlain’s life, family and career.”
“Lots of good information about Brunswick history. You can tour the Skofield-Whittier house or the home of Joshua Chamberain.”
“Something for everyone in this lively bar & restaurant overlooking the Androscoggin River. Art cinema and gallery on the premises.”